Jeff Akvama was born Geoffrey Emmanuel Reynolds in Ghana and raised in Europe, son of Ghanaian priest; Children, Valentine Marie Lomborg, Josephine Akvama, Jeanette Akvama and a son, Jevis Akvama. He was educated in Europe, at College of Science and Technology, Birmingham, U.K; University Medical School at Zurich, Switzerland; Medical University of Kiel, Germany; Medical University of Copenhagen Denmark; and Medical University of Oslo, Norway. He is the first African doctor to work studied in many European Countries and owned his own surgery in Denmark from 1972 to 1985, worked in Sweden as a chief Medical officer, and in Norway as Community Physician until his retirement in 2003. He was appointed Professor in Education and Academic Affairs, Colombo; MD, PhD, DSC, FIBA. He lectured in medicine including Pain syndromes in London. He is a specialist in General Medicine and has received many awards from the International Biographical Association as well as the American Biographical Institute.